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an italian problem. >> definitely not. the biggest part of these immigrants - they wish to go to germany, norway, other parts of europe. at this moment there's a more flourishing economy. this is an historical situation in which people are leaving their home lands because of the change of the climate. because of wars, it's a massive activity. >> this is the center which the italian authorities built to house mying rapts on lamb -- migrants on lampedusa. it was built for 250, maximum 300. there's a lot more than that here these days. at the moment there are over 700 inside. we were not given permission to enter. >> so through the fence we spoke to mohammed from damascus. how was his sea journey from lampedusa? >> so dangerous, so crowded. the waves and the sea - it's too dangerous. >> what do you want now? what is your dream for the future? >> to complete my studies. to have respect. >> lampedusa was a sleepy place known for fishermen and sun sets. now it has a fame it never desired, as the island which people risk everything to reach. >>> one year ago today the east coast braced itself
think, is comprehensive immigration reform, which would increase the need for skilled labor that many people say is critical to their location decisions. so this is a very top priority of the president come as is making sure our training programs are more demand than, that we are working, you and community colleges, so if you want to locate here, there's someone who says if you are a little unsure whether there is a particular skill need that may not be met in a particular location, that we will work with you to make sure there is a time -- a training program that works for you. that is one area. the second area which the president has put out is to have a grand bargain on jobs where you would lower the corporate tax rate, have a lower corporate tax rate, and at the same time use some of the one-time funds to strengthen our infrastructure so that your supply chains can move more quickly. these are important components we have to do. the third one is that we have to give and we fight very hard on this a greater sense of stability. i guess you could say we want more manufacturing and le
laborers and their allies gathered sunday to call for immigration reform and to highlight the role of immigrant workers in the recovery effort after superstorm sandy, just over one year ago. the workers rallied in foley square to call for relief from deportation for workers who helped rebuild the city. a report shows 74% of construction workers who die on the job are latinos, even though census figures show latinos account for just 41% of such workers. pablo alvarado of the national day laborer organizing network said safety for relief workers is a key demand. ,> after a natural disaster workers need to be protected. fema comes in and they bring relief to homeowners and a lot of people who are affected, but people who go in, the first responders, people who go in and take out the contaminated waters, they don't even receive a glove. that needs to change. >> this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration is rejecting calls to grant clemency to nsa leaker edward snowden just days after snowden asked for international help
else. it helps -- it's helped the immigrant community. too often we find in houston, where we have a lot of immigrants from all over the world, that someone is in the united states, they are assaulted by someone else that's in the united states, both undocumented, and the batter tells the victim that if you call the police, i'm going to send you back to where you came from. now, he can't do that. but she thinks he can do that. and so she doesn't call the police. and this guy gets away with hurting her and plus she continues to be victimized. we changed that law because they can come forward, they can get a special visa, they can testify. they can get this person prosecuteded a he should. so it's a good people of legislation and we certainly need to be enforcing the rules under the law. people that i have come in contact with over the years have impacted me and of course many of those have been victims of crime, many of those victims of domestic violence. one that i met after i came here to congress was a wonderful lady that lives real close to us. he lives over in maryland. she's m
weight lobbying campaign under way to push comprehensive immigration reform. it's week applied by the chamber of commerce is forward.u.s. among others. it's a group founded by facebook's m
there was no end-to-end testing, they were not focused on the immigration and people are being disenfranchised and money wasted, we find that portion of it unacceptable. and i think it is going to -- it does not bode well for what is going to happen to people when they get into the system, theyñr go to the hospitals, they can't find -- >> i want to move forward. we're going toÑi get to exactly some of your issues. as we discussed with governor jindal, the obama administration now says the website is going to be up and working by the end of november. but that is only going to give people two weeks to sign up, by december 15, if their health insurance had been canceled. and a lot of people are having their health insurance canceled, which raises the question, does this whole thing -- the enrollment, the penalties, the mandate, does it need to be delayed until they get everything worked up and to give people adequate time to get on the system and to figure out what health insurance they want? congresswoman? >> yes, absolutely, we should have a delay. i wrote h.r. 2809, which is the one-year del
away at to the point where now again from issue to issue, immigration, health care reform and certainly on foreign policy you're seeing a robust left presence. i want to go back. i think the more interesting thing here is the new coalitions forming. when you see code pink and freedom work joining together for a rally. >> that means the world is over. >> that means america has to is the up and take notice we're doing something really troubling. hopefully the president will show leadership and take accountability for it. >> in a weird way not everything has to be partisan. >> lets not go too crazy. >> not get ahead of ourselves. waiting for president obama to speak at the welcoming ceremony for new fbi director james comey. >>> former vice president dick cheney cast in a new light. we will discuss cheney doctrine and peter baker's incredibly awesome new book next on "now." ready to run your lines? okay, who helps you focus on your recovery? yo, yo, yo. aflac. wow. [ under his breath ] that was horrible. pays you cash when you're sick or hurt? [ japanese accent ] aflac. love it. [ under hi
a settlement for alleged misuse of business vehicle visas they sete $30 million for the immigration violations the largest such fine ever seen. the penalty is for alleged practices of bringing long-term workers in the u.s. on short-term business visas. >>> staying in india. the central bank has raised interest rates for the second time in as many months, up 7.75%. inflation is likely to remain high in the near future. the price of basic goods such as onions have quadrupled in recent months. >>> gunmen have stolen $55 million from the libyan central bank. 10 men reportedly stopped a van carrying the money in the coastal city there. and as it was leaving for the airport. as it was leaving the airport, now, the cash has been flown in from the capital tripoli for the local bank bran. >>> the somali government says a senior member of the al-shabab rebel group have been killed in an apparent u.s. drone strike. it struck a car that was reportedly carrying i object hm whthem.around 120-kilometers fre support city there. >>> a pakistani schoolteacher and his children will be the first drone victim to
, and then congressman jeff denham talks about immigration reform and why he will join democrats in cosponsoring a plan that will give millions of unauthorized immigrants the chance to obtain citizenship. >> this is a tough time for in a say where everyone says what are you doing or why are you doing it. actuallyet together we say it is much more important that we defendy this nation and take the beatings than it is to give up this program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be here in front of you today telling you why we thended these programs giving them up and having our nation and our allies being attacked and people killed. >> intelligence officials defend the nsa surveillance program at an intelligence hearing. sunday, your comments .or kitty kelly that is at noon on book tv. tv,on american history remembering john f. kennedy. accounts of kennedy possis assassination. kennedy's assassination. >> this was originally painted as my grandmother's official white house orchard. in the 1960s lady bird johnson went looking for portraits of first ladies to rehabbing in the wh
they already have. but this is not an italian problem. >> the biggest parts of these immigrants wish to go to germany norway other parts of europe that have at this moment a more flourishing economy. this is an historic situation in which people are leaving their home land because of the change of the climate, because of wars, it's a massive activity. >> this is center which the italian authorities built to house migrants on lampledz. it was--lampedusa. it was built for 250, 300 people. at the moment there are over 700 inside. we were not given permission to enter. so from through the fence we talked to mohamed from africa. how was the sea journey? >> so crowded, the waves, the sea like you see it, it's too dangerous. >> reporter: what do you want now, what is your dream for the future? >> to complete my studies. so have respect. >> lampedusa was a sleepy place known for fishermen and sunsets. now it has a fame it never desired. as the island which people risk everything to reach. barnaby phillips, are al jazeera, lampedusa. >> all right, well, darren haynes is here with sports and game
of the artifacts stretching back to the time when this island processed millions of immigrants homing to make it to the new -- hoping to make it to the new world. roughly 1 million documents and photographs and possessions once on display here. the target is may the 1st of next year. john terrett, al jazeera, ellis island, new york. >> our special series, surviving sandy. >>> james b. comey was formally installed. as head of the fbi. comey was the deputy attorney general under john ashcroft during the bush administration. >> given to every new employee by those who went before. but it is a gift that must be protected and earned every sim day. single day. we protect that gift by making mistakes and admitting them. by making promises and keeping them. and by realizing that nothing, no case, no source, no fear of embarrassment is worth jeopardizing the gift of integrity. >> during his tenure in the attorney general's office, comey blocked senior bush administration officials from getting a controversial wiretapping program reauthorized. >>> hacking into several u.s. earmt and nasa computer syste
the russian authorities rounded up hundreds of workers because of alleged violations and immigration and employment regulations. they are held in temporary cells where conditions are appalling. >> this footage was taken by a lawyer at a detention center, a flimsy metal shet. some men have been kept here for a week with nowhere to sleep and forced to buy their own food. the police denied they were holding anyone. >> deprived of legal counsel or translators. special courts deported the men, denying them a legal right to appeal. >> a construction site gives a man a job. they don't do it. they use migrant vulnerabilitiy to their advantage. they cheat on them >> this russian worker had trouble of getting paid. his unorthodox method of protest created such a scandal his employers paid the money they owed him. >> well, russia has faced criticism on how they dealt with football racism. recently manchester city player tore was the victim of racial abuse. toure has talked about the incident and talked about fifa's anti-racism task force, and says more work needs to be done. >> translation: th
, supporters and members against ideological and political opponents and immigrants as well. the party has try to distance itself from that kind of behavior, and show these kinds of accusations are unfunded. >> john reporting from athens. >>> talks are under way in mali trying to, but separatest soldiers have told al jazeera that they will fight on. they have tried to create an independent state in the north of the country. in the second part of our series on the security challenge facing the country, we met fighters from one of those groups. the arab groups, he's the first journalist to do so since the fighting ended. >> reporter: it is a long and bumpy ride to reach the rebels. finally here is the first sign of their existence in the area. it's like what they have vowed to pursue. they have gathered to show their might. these are the fighters of the movement, one of three groups who have been waging against the central rule. >> we've taken up arms only because of the wrong that colonialism has done to us. >> reporter: three other movements sign initial agreement lead to go a general election
and now indian self-determination. the problem is that the normal mode for incorporating immigrants into the nation simply doesn't work in the case of indigenous peoples because we already inhabit the nation. this declaration shows us how to do it, to bring native people into the body politic with their human rights impact and it basically reaffirms our self-determination policy. fourth, there's some very compelling environmental problems, reasons for implementing the declaration because i think it is going to carry a very healthy by-product here in the environmental rahm because there is a competency between recognizing and protecting indigenous cultures, indigenous habitat, indigenous ways of life and subsistence with developing a land ethic and our nation sorely needs this in order to address this and growing environmental crisis and make no mistake, we have an environmental problem worldwide. it's seen in the mass extinction of animals and plants, the pollution, exploitation, climate change leading to a concern among scientists about the failure now of the global life systems an
immigration. we have 3.1 people -- 3.1 million people come here every year. i think there is opportunity. i believe in hope and change. i believe in a better world. i don't speak for north dakota. the good people out here are probably the toughest men i have ever met in my life out here did -- out here. i see whole crews of women landscapers, men in the oil fields, there are mostly white and black eyes out here. the idea that you need illegal immigrants to work the business, or even the harvested -- i worked in the harvest and there were a lot of mexicans but a lot of white guys to. a lot of indians even. say, i the hard part to do not understand why democrats, women who have a child that is even if he has an education he's finished. i have been -- i am 49 and i have been through the ringer of reverse discrimination. i don't know how you vote against the interest of your race and people. we have to have a loyalty or your children are going to be finished. thank you for sharing your story. if you are just tuning in or joining us on c-span radio, which is heard nationwide, we have moved to xm
the boilers and electrical systems of the island's museum that documents decades of immigrant arrivals. the site had no power for months after the storm. more than a million photographs and other artifacts remain in storage while renovations continue. pediatricians are urging parents to limit children's access to tweeting, texting, and other online activities to two hours a day. the american academy of pediatrics published its new policy today in its journal "pediatrics." the group noted that unrestricted screen time and communications have been linked to cyber-bullying, obesity, and sleeplessness. jury selection opened in london today in the first criminal trial triggered by a phone- hacking scandal. rebekah brooks and andy coulson are former editors of rupert murdoch's "news of the world" tabloid, now out of business. they allegedly plotted to hack the phones of celebrities, politicians, and crime victims, and illegally paid public officials for information. wall street's week started on a subdued note. the dow jones industrial average lost a point to close below 15,569. the nasdaq f
look. >> trish that, the daughter of immigrants from india hopes to become a doctor. she is a premed major who lives at home. her tuition is just under $6,000 a year, which is all her family can afford. the president of queens college says it provides large amounts of student aid, so students don't to have pick up a job to pay their tuition. >> we're getting students who are from very modest means, first in their family to go to college, maybe first in this country. without us, they wouldn't be able to transcend their particular situation and move up. >> financial planner bob trait said cost has everything to do with how families pick schools. >> from working class families, selectedding the colleges based on the affordability, based on the geographical convenience of their son or daughter commuting as opposed to living on campus. >> with tuition on the rise, many families are looking at where they can get the most bang for the buck, the washington monthly has produced one of many lists that ranks colleges on just that, and queens college is number two. their to do looked at more tha
. but let's be honest, this is war and immigration policy, or merely people to people exchange. so we don't have reasons for suspicion. and so in particular, because of the mutual suspicions between iran and the united states, i think any progress pers rapprochement is likely to come in a later case. i'm an optimist and i hope it can happen both of the nuclear impasse. the folks are pushing a very heavy rock up a hill. [applause] >> thank you, dr. clawson. our third speaker will be set up to, founder and president of the american iranian council. [applause] >> first, welcome and good afternoon. i want first to take this opportunity to thank you, mr. clawson and john and kayvon and the people who had done this. i'm very fortunate to have the behind these activities. i am hoping that one point they take the leadership of organizations back and i'm sure they will. [inaudible] >> you don't hear that? [inaudible] spin out okay, shout. i'm sorry. i was just saying that i'm honored to have these young people, rouhani, john and away the behind this work, these young people that hopefully in the n
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